red tide status update Florida

Florida Red Tide Update: No Karenia Brevis Detected Statewide

red tide status update Florida
Red Tide (File)

Florida’s coastal waters remain free of the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, according to the latest statewide sampling results.

This positive news extends to all regions: Southwest Florida, Northwest Florida, and the East Coast.

While no red tide blooms were observed, scientists continue monitoring both nearshore and offshore conditions using USF and NOAA NCCOS satellite imagery. Detailed regional reports and maps are available for each area:

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  • Southwest Coast: [Link to Southwest Coast report and map]
  • Northwest Coast: [Link to Northwest Coast report and map]
  • East Coast: [Link to East Coast report and map]

Additional Updates

  • Fish Kills: None reported in connection with red tide.
  • Respiratory Irritation: No reports received.

For the most up-to-date information on beach conditions, respiratory irritation forecasts, and red tide status, please visit the following resources:

Forecast: The USF-FWC Collaboration for Prediction of Red Tides forecasts northwestern surface water transport and eastern/southeastern subsurface water movement in most areas of Pinellas to northern Monroe County over the next 3.5 days.

Next Report: The next red tide status report will be issued on Friday, June 28th. For daily updates, check the sampling map on the Red Tide Current Status page.

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